Leaders Who Guide The
Grand Forks Parks Foundation

The leadership for the Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation comes from our Board of Directors made up of community leaders and concerned citizens. Their roles include financial overview and support, overseeing risk and compliance (fiduciary), creating accountability, transparency and strategic fundraising direction and monitoring and evaluating governance. Our staff members implement their direction through programs and events.

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Paul Barta

President of the Board

Director, GF Central High School Choir


Cam Tweten

Vice President of the Board

Owner, Coldwell Banker Realty


Bill Palmiscno

Secretary Treasurer

Executive Director, Grand Forks Park District


Terry Dvorak

Board Member

Owner/President, Millennium Systems Technology


Eunice Kuhn

Board Member

Retired Grand Forks School District Teacher

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Molly Soeby

Board Member

Owner, WelCore Health, LLC


Rob Vollrath

Board Member

Owner, Farm Land Investments & Agriculture Insurance

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George Hellyer

Staff Member

Executive Director

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Jill Nelson

Staff Member

Operations & Development